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News Anchor/Reporter

companyiHeart Media
locationCincinnati, OH, USA
PublishedPublished: 8/22/2023

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The audio revolution is here – and iHeart is leading it!  iHeartMedia, the number one audio company in America , reaches 90% of Americans every month -- a monthly audience that’s twice the size of any other audio company – almost three times the size of the largest TV network – and almost 4 times the size of the largest ad-supported music streaming service.  In fact, we have:

More #1 rated markets than the next two largest radio companies combined;

We’re the largest podcast publisher , with more monthly downloads than the second- and third-largest podcast publishers combined. Podcasting, the fastest-growing new media, today has more monthly users than streaming music services or Netflix;

iHeart is the home of many of the country’s most popular and trusted on-air personalities and podcast influencers , who build important connections with hundreds of communities across America;

We create and produce some of the most popular and well-known branded live music events in America, including the iHeartRadio Music Festival, the iHeartRadio Music Awards, the iHeartCountry Festival, iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina and the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour;

iHeartRadio is the #1 streaming radio digital service in America;

Our social media footprint is 7 times larger than the next largest audio service; and

We have the only complete audio ad technology stack in the industry for all forms of audio , from on demand to broadcast radio, digital streaming radio and podcasting, which bring data, targeting and attribution to all forms of audio at an unparalleled scale.  As a result, we’re able to combine our strong leadership position in audience reach, usage and ad tech with powerful tools and insights for our sales organizations to help them build success for their clients at a more efficient cost than any other option. 

Because we reach almost every community in America, we’re committed to providing a range of programming that reflects the diversity of the many communities we serve – and our company reflects that same kind of diversity.  Our company values stress collaboration, curiosity, welcoming dissent, accepting mistakes in the pursuit of new ideas, and respect for everyone.

Only one company in America has the #1 position in everything audio: iHeartMedia!

If you’re excited about this role but don’t feel your experience aligns perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway.  At iHeartMedia we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace and are looking for teammates passionate about what we do!


What We Need:
This position is for a part-time news anchor/reporter, providing critical content to Cincinnati along with surrounding cities and Regional responsibilities.

The employee will provide national as well as local and regional News coverage, anchoring during overnight hours in Cincinnati with additional availability for daytime hours during the week as well.


What You'll Do:


·  Gathers, writes, edits and anchors multiple market newscasts.
·  Monitors sources for breaking news, e.g., wires, websites, social media.
·  Provides newscasts/reports and write copy.


What You'll Need:


·  Self-motivated to find stories as a reporter and also anchor newscasts for multiple markets
·  Strong on-air presence and ability to present newscasts with authority
·  Excellent writing and editing ability; excellent grammar
·  Strong time management skills ; adept at setting priorities and managing deadlines
·  Knowledgeable and up-to-date with local, regional, and national trends
·  Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment
·  Proficient in media production (primarily audio) and broadcast systems
·  Strong social media skills including email, writing/posting for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Work Experience:

·  At least 1-3 years experience, either professionally or in college


·  College degree preferred, but not required

Please note this position is to primarily anchor newscasts overnight (10p - 6a) in Cincinnati and also writing and recording newscasts for a number of other markets to air during morning drive.


What You'll Bring:

Respect for others and a strong belief that others should do this in return

Ability to work within standardized procedures and an understanding of when to escalate

Skills to solve straightforward problems using established procedures

Close attention to detail, following up until issues are resolved

Common courtesy when communicating with coworkers and outside contacts

Cincinnati, OH: 8044 Montgomery Road, Suite 650, 45236


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Time Type:
Part time


Pay Type:



iHeartMedia’s benefits offering is flexible and offers a variety of choices to meet the diverse needs of our changing workforce, including the following:

Employer sponsored medical, dental and vision with a variety of coverage options (employees meeting ACA measurement)

A 401K plan

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at no cost – services include telephonic counseling sessions, consultation on legal and financial matters, emotional well-being, family and caregiving

A range of additional voluntary programs, such as spending accounts, student loan refinancing, accident insurance and more!

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

Non-Compete will be required for certain positions and as allowed by law.

Our organization participates in E-Verify.  Click here to learn about E-Verify.

Required skills

  • Live Broadcast
  • Social Media Experience
  • Identifying Problems
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